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DIY - re-forming NOS capacitors

Discussion in 'reference' started by martin clark, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. martin clark

    martin clark pinko bodger

    Inspired and abbreviated from this DIY thread


    Could well be! Try re-forming a few - you have nothing to lose. You'll need a raw DC supply of about the rated voltage, or at least rather higher than the voltage you intend to run them at, a large-value resistor - 10-100K is about right - and a voltmeter.

    snowman_al's notes are:
    Indeed, here are two detailed links provided by another member:

    http://www.vcomp.co.uk/tech_tips/reform_caps/reform_caps.htm
    http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/~reese/electrolytics/index.html
     

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